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Departmental Energy

Volume 491: debated on Monday 20 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much (a) electricity, (b) gas and (c) other fuel has been used by (i) his Department and (ii) each of its agencies since its inception. (267336)

The annual energy consumption of buildings on the DEFRA and Executive Agency estate is shown in the following tables.

kWh

2007-08

Electricity

Gas

Oil

WDHS

CHP heat

CHP electricity

Solar

Total

DEFRA

11,909,719

8,560,772

406,936

242,000

132,110

88,630

0

21,340,167

AH (formerly SVS)

2,257,144

2,657,816

235,347

0

0

0

0

5,150,307

MFA (formed 1 October 2005)

172,057

164,176

28,173

0

0

0

0

364,406

RPA

8.044,716

5,495.993

367,759

0

0

0

0

13,908,468

CEFAS

5,592,769

4,341,667

0

0

0

0

0

9,934,436

CSL

19,366,330

25,820,972

9,630

0

0

0

0

45,196,932

VLA

17,767,232

17,760,110

3,558,555

0

660,000

2,223,000

0

41,968,897

Total

65,109,967

64,801,506

4,606,400

242,000

792,110

2,311,630

0

137,863,613

kWh

2006-07

Electricity

Gas

Oil

WDHS

CHP heat

CHP electricity

Solar

Total

DEFRA

12,876,317

10,140.841

1,148,301

0

0

0

0

24,165,459

AH (formerly SVS)

2,233,637

2,131,606

236,273

0

0

0

0

4,601,516

MFA (formed 1 October 2005)

145,643

153,681

49,400

0

0

0

0

348,724

RPA

8,299,745

4,589,502

210,108

0

0

0

0

13,099,355

CEFAS

5,398,601

3,884,647

0

0

0

0

0

9,283,248

CSL

21,310,786

23,771,253

17,880

0

0

0

0

45,099,918

VLA

15,576,608

24,039,096

2,290,760

0

7,497,000

8,004,000

0

57,407,464

Total

65,841,337

66,710,626 n

3,952,721

0

7,497,000

8,004,000

0

154,005,683

kWh

2005-06

Electricity

Gas

Oil

WDHS

CHP heat

CHP electricity

Solar

Total

DEFRA

15,647,140

13,485,901

1,453,514

314,466

0

0

0

30,901,021

MFA (formed 1 October 2005)

164,083

126,609

0

0

0

0

0

290,692

SVS (formed 1 April 2005)

3,358,863

4,174,618

374,353

0

0

0

11,066

7,918,899

RPA

8,556,851

5,865,659

310,182

0

0

0

0

14,732,692

CEFAS

5,148,877

4,610,481

0

0

0

0

0

9,759,358

CSL

13,701,553

20.049,704

28,927

0

0

0

0

33,780,184

VLA

12,786,601

52,079,013

450,804

0

0

8,117,584

0

73,434,002

Total

59,363,968

100,391,986

2,617,779

314,466

0

8,117,584

11,066

170,816,849

kWh

2004-05

Electricity

Gas

Oil

WDHS

CHP heat

CHP electricity

Solar

Total

DEFRA

17,273,446

15,291,837

1,210,893

1,088,370

0

0

44,188

34,908,734

RPA

7,637,183

5,551,080

86.217

0

0

0

0

13,274,480

CEFAS

5,152,393

4,339,638

0

0

0

0

0

9,492,031

CSL

13,210,227

15,941,104

18,672

0

0

0

0

29,170,003

VLA

10,162,812

25,276.043

750,009

0

3.780,804

7,770,416

0

47,740,084

Total

53,436,061

66,399,702

2,065,791

1,088,370

3,780,804

7,770,416

44,188

134,585,332

kWh

2003-04

Electricity

Gas

Oil

WDHS

CHP heat

CHP electricity

Solar

Total

DEFRA

16,678,712

15,317.652.

1,505,047

1,327,300

0

0

60,884

34,889,595

RPA

6,758,159

5,198,578

246,822

0

0

0

0

12,203,559

CEFAS

5,080,351

5,090,179

0

0

0

0

0

10,170,530

CSL

11,932,201

21,653,673

39,194

0

0

0

0

33,625,068

VLA

10,905,900

27,377,755

560,548

0

3,815,345

7,872,958

0

50,532,506

Total

51,355,323

74,637,837

2,351,611

1,327,300

3,815,345

7,872,958

60,884

141,421,258

kWh

2002-03

Electricity

Gas

Oil

WDHS

CHP heat

CHP electricity

Solar

Total

DEFRA

15,958,300

15,787,328

2,464,225

1,449,680

0

0

0

35,659,533

BCMS

1,132,322

36,490

0

0

0

0

0

1,168,812

RPA

7,427,798

5,982,422

359,324

0

0

0

0

13,769,544

CEFAS

5,063,448

4,739,064

0

0

0

0

0

9,802,512

CSL

12,205,053

21,393.760

0

0

0

0

0

33,598,813

VLA

9,884,741

27,457,564

1,483,896

0

3.620.771

7.510,440

0

49,957,412

Total

51,671,662

75,396,628

4,307,445

1,449,680

3,620,771

7,510,440

0

143,956,626

WDHS: Whitehall District Heating System CHP: Combined Heat and Power. Notes: 2005-06

1. CHP heat data for 2005-06 are missing. 2. Solar technology installed in 2003-04, system taken out of operation in 2006-07. 3. MFA data in 2005-06 are for the whole year, we are unable to split the data before and after the agency was formed.